Zoie So is an artist who is majoring in material science and nanotechnology. She is currently a senior lecturer in the Department of Interactive Media, School of Communication at Hong Kong Baptist University. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Creative Media from City University of Hong Kong in 2004 and then went on, with the support of several scholarships and art grants, to complete her Master of Fine Arts degree in Studio Arts: Open Media at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada, in 2008. Her works have been exhibited in Hong Kong, Montreal, Ottawa, Milan, Ptuj, Geneva and Ålvik. Her innovative project City Fenestration was granted with a Hong Kong Short-term patent and filed in a China Invention Patent in 2020. Her public art Photosynthesis in Motion was commissioned by the Tamar Public Art Project, while the video installation art Mediated Landscape was also selected for the Hong Kong Contemporary Art Awards 2012.
Zoie’s work features the spheres of light art, electronic art, mechanical design, digital graphics and programming at interplay, communicating to yield sculptures, multimedia installations, and performances of diverse nature. She finds that deep engagement in the practice of art is a holistic process that reveals the active connections taking effect in life, society, nature and the universe between micro and macro spectra in all fields, which lead the artist and the audience in turn to a comprehensive sense of intimate issues.